Just because their calling may be spiritual more than material doesn’t mean men of the cloth don’t appreciate a cool, old baseball card. There are collectors in all walks of life including those who typically spend more time with a holy book than a price guide.
He’s been pastor of St. Benilde Church and School for the last 11 years, building a collection that is primarily vintage in nature.
He was one of those who had to evacuate when Hurricane Katrina bore down on the Gulf Coast a few years ago and faced a tough decision: What to leave behind in case the flood waters came.
Earl Hodges of the New Orleans Times-Picayune profiles the clergyman collector.